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Barnes elected president of Richmond County school board

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 1:32pm
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Marion Barnes was elected president of the Richmond County Board of Education during a called meeting Saturday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

No snow, but temperatures expected to drop in Augusta area

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 1:15pm
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After avoiding snowfall, Richmond County is now bracing itself for freezing temperatures. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Columbia woman arrested in Aiken stabbing

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 12:45pm
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A Columbia woman will be charged with attempted murder following a Friday night stabbing in Aiken, authorities said Saturday. Read more

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Snow storm blankets parts of North Carolina, Virginia

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 7:28am
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DURHAM, N.C. — Snow and sleet pounded a large swath of the U.S. East Coast on Saturday, coating roads with ice and causing hundreds of crashes. Thousands of people lost power and forecasters warned of blizzard-like conditions from Virginia to parts of the Northeast. Read more

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Wintry mix unlikely for Augusta

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 7:00am
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Temperatures in Richmond County remained above freezing Saturday morning, and the National Weather Service believes a wintry mix is now unlikely in Augusta.

Read more Staff Writer Doug Stutsman

Georgia governor: Let Congress act first on health care

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:49pm
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ATLANTA — Georgia’s governor said Friday that he wants lawmakers to hold off on any significant changes to the state’s Medicaid program until a new Republican Congress acts to repeal and replace President Obama’s health care law. Read more

Associated Press Photos Kathleen Foody

When we look out for our best friends

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:49pm
Columnists News

I was headed to Atlanta the other day for a visit and making  good time  on the interstate. Somewhere in Greene  County  I noticed the car ahead of me beginning to brake and slowing  traffic. Read more

Staff Writer Bill Kirby

Rants & Raves

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:40pm
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Man accused of kidnapping Evans girl denied bond

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 7:06pm
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The 37-year-old man captured in Tennessee last month with a 15-year-old Evans girl he is accused of abducting and providing methamphetamine drugs was denied bond Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Abbigail Lennon

Employees fired by new marshal sue

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 5:14pm
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Two men fired by the new Richmond County Civil Court marshal filed suit Friday, contending they were terminated for supporting the former marshal in the May election.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Georgia, South Carolina report flu deaths

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 4:00pm
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Georgia and South Carolina each reported a flu-related death as they continue to see a high level of influenzalike illness.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Tom Corwin

Augusta father denied bond in child abuse case

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 2:48pm
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An Augusta man accused of inflicting multiple severe injuries to his infant child was denied bond Friday. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Sandy Hodson

Electoral College makes it official: Trump wins presidency

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 2:01pm
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WASHINGTON — It’s official: Congress has tallied the Electoral College votes and Donald Trump has been elected president.

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Police are seeking man suspected in business armed robberies.

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 1:51pm
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Police are seeking a man in a string a business armed robberies. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Bianca Cain Johnson

Police: 5 dead, 8 injured in shooting at Florida airport

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 1:48pm
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A lone shooter opened fire at the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., international airport Friday, killing five people and injuring eight before he was taken into custody, officials said.

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Navy vets bring cheer to hospitalized children

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 1:14pm
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Standing on the fifth floor of the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, Ted Hussey raised his right hand and saluted 13-year-old Matthew McNeely. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Local Salvation Army implementing winter weather plan at shelter

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 1:11pm
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As a winter storm approaches, the Salvation Army of Augusta is implementing a weather plan for the Center of Hope shelter, 1384 Greene St. Read more

Staff Writer Doug Stutsman

Many area sporting events affected by weather threat

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 11:59am
News High school

All events within the Richmond County School System have been canceled for Saturday because of the threat of winter weather. Read more

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Snow accumulation unlikely in Augusta

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 11:10am
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As a winter storm approaches, Augusta Fire Chief Chris James said all hands are on deck in Richmond County. Read more

Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

Richmond and Aiken counties cancel weekend school activities

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:54am
News High school

Due to weather concerns, all events within the Richmond County School System have been cancelled for Saturday.

Read more Staff Writer Photos Doug Stutsman

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